Admissions

Bachelor’s studies

Campus Gotland

The Bachelor programmes in Game Design are offered at our most unique and picturesque campus, Campus Gotland.

Uppsala University offers three international Bachelor’s programmes, all within the dynamic and innovative area of Game Design. They are delivered in English, have a duration of three years of full-time study, and commence in the autumn semester. These programmes are given at Campus Gotland, Uppsala University’s unique and picturesque campus that is on an island in the Baltic Sea.

The application period for Bachelor’s programmes commencing autumn 2017 was from 17 October 2016 to 16 January 2017.

Scholarship Opportunities

Uppsala University awards a number of scholarships to fee-paying international students each year. This includes students applying for a Bachelor’s programme in the area of Game Design. Along with scholarships awarded by Uppsala University, it may be possible for fee-paying prospective international students to apply for financial assistance from organisations such as the Swedish Institute.

Find out more about your scholarship opportunities at Uppsala University.

How to Apply

You apply to Uppsala University’s Bachelor’s programmes through the website www.universityadmissions.se. This is a national central application system, which means that you can apply for several different programmes and/or courses at different universities in Sweden with the one application. On www.universityadmissions.se, you are able to create a user account, search for programmes and courses, create an online application, pay the application fee (if required) and reply to offers of admission. When applying for several different Bachelor’s programmes you must rank them in order of preference. You will also be required to provide documentation to support your application, which includes academic transcripts and English test results. For more information, please view the individual programme information. You can also find an overview of the application process on www.universityadmissions.se

17 October

The online application period for Bachelor’s programmes commencing autumn 2017 opens. Applications are made through University Admissions.

16 January

This is the deadline for submitting online applications through University Admissions. Applications received after this date will be considered late.

1 February

All supporting documents must be received by University Admissions by this date. If your documents arrive after this date your application will be considered late. If you are required to pay an application fee of SEK 900, this is the final day that payment can be made.

31 March

The first notification of selection results will be sent out on this date. To find out whether you have been admitted, log into your University Admissions account.

19 April

This is the deadline for replying to your offer of admission. If you have not accepted your offer by this date, your place in the programme will be given to another applicant. Reply to your offer by logging into your University Admissions account.

  • Application period opens

    17 October

    The online application period for Bachelor’s programmes commencing autumn 2017 opens. Applications are made through University Admissions.

    www.universityadmissions.se

  • Deadline for online applications

    16 January

    This is the deadline for submitting online applications through University Admissions. Applications received after this date will be considered late.

    www.universityadmissions.se

  • Deadline documents and fee

    1 February

    All supporting documents must be received by University Admissions by this date. If your documents arrive after this date your application will be considered late. If you are required to pay an application fee of SEK 900, this is the final day that payment can be made.

    www.universityadmissions.se

  • Notification of selection results

    31 March

    The first notification of selection results will be sent out on this date. To find out whether you have been admitted, log into your University Admissions account.

    www.universityadmissions.se

  • Reply to your offer

    19 April

    This is the deadline for replying to your offer of admission. If you have not accepted your offer by this date, your place in the programme will be given to another applicant. Reply to your offer by logging into your University Admissions account.

    www.universityadmissions.se

Housing

Students from non-EU/EEA countries
If you are a fee-paying student, that is, a citizen of a country outside of the European Union, European Economic Area or Switzerland, then you can benefit from our housing guarantee. This means that as long as you apply for and accept your offer on time, we will provide you with a student dormitory room, and you will be responsible for paying rent. Please note that the housing guarantee also applies to scholarship recipients.

More about the housing guarantee

Students from EU/EEA countries and Switzerland
If you are a non-fee paying student then you are responsible for arranging your own accommodation while studying at Uppsala University. This can be a very competitive process. The demand for housing is always greatest during August and September, so start your search for a place to live early and put some time, energy and thought into it.

Finding accommodation in Uppsala

Finding accommodation on Gotland

Financing your studies

Scholarships

Learn more about the scholarships available for prospective students.

Scholarships

Application and tuition fees

If you are a citizen of a country outside of the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees to study at a university in Sweden. The application fee is SEK 900, and the cost of tuition varies between SEK 50,000 and SEK 72,500 per semester, depending on the programme.

If you are a citizen of a country within the EU, EEA or Switzerland, you are not required to pay application or tuition fees to study in Sweden.

More about fees

Cost of living

Regardless of whether or not you are required to pay application and tuition fees, you must be able to cover your personal living expenses while in Sweden. To obtain a Swedish residence permit, the Swedish Migration Agency requires you to have a minimum of SEK 79,740 in a bank account belonging to you if your programme has a duration of one academic year,  SEK 159,480 in a bank account belonging to you if your programme has a duration of two academic years, and SEK 239,220 in a bank account belonging to you if your programme has a duration of three academic years.

Please note that living in Sweden can be very costly, and SEK 7,974 per month is the absolute minimum amount of money that you will require.

More about financing your studies

Swedish Residence Permit

Students who are citizens of a country outside of the European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland must obtain a Swedish residence permit to study in Sweden. This is done through the Swedish Migration Agency. Information will be sent to all admitted students regarding Swedish residence permits in late April or early May.

Swedish Migration Agency

Contact Us!

If you have any questions about Bachelor’s studies at Uppsala University, you are always welcome to get in touch.

You can contact the International Office by sending an email to:
undergraduate@uu.se

Write to us on Skype:
uppsala.university or uppsala.university2

Or getting in touch with us through our Facebook page:
www.facebook.com/uppsalauniversity

We hope to see you as a student at Uppsala University in the future.